Golfers visiting Temecula Valley don’t have to stop enjoying the fun once the 18th hole is completed. Top picks for Temecula Valley golf courses include award-winning Temecula Creek Inn, Journey at Pechanga, and CrossCreek Golf Club. They all offer fantastic onsite, clubhouse restaurants featuring a wide variety of fares, from local, sustainable organic to classic pubhouse sharable bites. Golfers looking to hit the links with the least amount of crowds should consider a midweek overnight visit to Temecula Valley; crowds are thinned, courses are clear, and the personalized attention at onsite restaurants provide a top-notch cap to a day on the greens. Explore these great golf and dining opportunities in Temecula Valley.
Temecula Creek Inn – Dining at Cork|Fire Kitchen
Part of the JC Golf Collection, Temecula Creek Inn’s 27-Hole championship golf course features a Four-Star rating from Golf Digest’s “Places to Play,” stunning vistas and beautiful greens, a driving range, pro shop, and PGA instruction.
Onsite, golfers can dine at Cork|Fire Kitchen, led by Chef Jason Rivas, twice certified by the American Culinary Foundation. The rustic, local, farm-to-table menu is perfect for sharing post-round. Fresh and mostly organic ingredients fill the breakfast, lunch, dinner, and bar menu while weekly “Bevs & Bites” feature exclusive drink and food pairings built around a single, local ingredient from Nicolau Family Farms, Temecula Olive Oil Company, Sage Mountain, and other local growers.
Journey at Pechanga – Dining at Journey’s End
Home to some of California’s most popular golf tournaments, Journey's End at the Journey at Pechanga Resort & Casino is an award-winning 18-hole, 72-par golf course consistently rated among the nation’s best courses by Golf Week magazine. Designed by Arthur Hills and Steve Forrest, the course meanders through Temecula Valley with incredible vista views and elevation changes.
Impeccable views continue after the scorecards have been signed at Journey’s End Bar & Restaurant, open for both breakfast and lunch. Indoor and outdoor seating serve sharable bites, a variety of “sand wedges,” full entrees, and an impressive Happy Hour Menu including $5 you-call-it specials.
CrossCreek Golf Club - CrossCreek Grille
Located within the secluded hillside with rippling creeks and groves of age old oak and sycamore trees, CrossCreek presents a formidable challenge to its golfers. The Arthur Hills designed course features firm hard to hold fairways, rough edged bunkers, firm, fast greens that slope away for tricky putts, and natural hazards that demand careful shot making.
The restaurant offers great course side dining in a grille that doubles as a sports bar. Their varied menu features seasonal produce and chef prepared items to fit every palate. Items include grilled foods, sandwiches, salads and a walk up bar with indoor and outdoor seating.
For exciting details and itineraries, detailed golf and restaurant information, and trip-planning tips, explore VisitTemeculaValley.com.
About Visit Temecula Valley
With natural gifts of climate and geography Temecula Valley Southern California Wine Country is recognized for scenic vineyards, award-winning wines, and 40+ wineries. The popular, boutique destination includes the Temecula Valley A.V.A. (American Viticulture Area) as well as Historic Downtown Old Town Temecula, Pechanga Resort & Casino, and Temecula Wine Country Golf Trail.
Visit Temecula Valley is the region’s official tourism marketing organization and an online resource for visitors at VisitTemeculaValley.com. Temecula Valley Visitors Center is located in Old Town Temecula (Third Street and Mercedes). For visitor information and assistance, call (888) 363-2852 or (951) 491-6085.